Warming up: Real-time updates from Cleveland

Warming up: Real-time updates from Cleveland

A day before the start of the 112th World Series, we were on the scene around Cleveland and at Progressive Field as the Cubs and Indians worked out and met the press during Media Day.

Game 1 of the World Series will air tonight on FOX at 7:30 p.m. ET air time/8 p.m. ET game time, with Corey Kluber set to go for the Indians against Jon Lester and the Cubs.

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6:19 p.m. ET: Meanwhile, in Arizona ...
Hoping to take part in the World Series, Kyle Schwarber played in his second game with the Mesa Solar Sox in the Arizona Fall League, going 1-for-3 with a double, a walk and a run scored in Mesa's 7-2 win over Surprise. Following the game, Schwarber was scheduled to fly to Cleveland and join the Cubs for Game 1 of the World Series.

Schwarber's BP in Fall League
Fowler on making Cubs history

5:08 p.m. ET: Maddon channeling Yogi for good karma
Cubs manager Joe Maddon sports a Yogi T-shirt amid a wall of champions at the Yogi Berra Museum and Learning Center. 

4:26 p.m. ET: Cubs illustrate multitasking benefits of huddle
The Cubs' tradition of huddling before batting practice produced the added benefit of warmth on Monday. 

4:18 p.m. ET: Keepsake for Bryant
Kris Bryant orders his Media Day placard to go. 

3:41 p.m. ET: Media Day from above
A snapshot of the scene at Media Day, with the Indians' championship banners front and center.

3:25 p.m. ET: Old man and the sea (of reporters)
Elder statesman David Ross fields questions at media day.

3:15 p.m. ET: Calm before the storm
Anthony Rizzo speaks to the media on the eve of the Cubs' first World Series game since 1945. 

3:10 p.m. ET: Play ball
The official World Series ball is ready to roll. 


2:58 p.m. ET: Classic pose
Kris Bryant strikes a pose during his World Series photo op. 

2:50 p.m. ET: World Series mementos
An assortment of memorabilia from past Tribe trips to the Fall Classic. 

2:35 p.m. ET: Special delivery for AL champs
In honor of the Indians clinching their last World Series at Nickerson Field (formerly Braves Field), the Boston University athletic department sent Cleveland a rally package. 

1:25 p.m. ET: Tito mural sums up Indians' trek to Fall Classic
A new mural of Terry Francona outside the skipper's office at Progressive Field. 

11 a.m. ET: Painting inside the lines
The World Series logo is painted on the field at Progressive Field.